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27 Dysphagia Myths – Busted!

Swallowing disorders are serious business, and the speech-language pathologists who assess and treat them need to know their stuff. Unfortunately, there are many dysphagia myths floating around out there, and SLPs are constantly having to educate patients, families, and other medical staff to combat these contagious pieces of misinformation. Here are some they want you to stop believing.

What is Broca’s Aphasia?

When most people think of aphasia, they think of a type of non-fluent aphasia called Broca's aphasia. Learn what Broca's aphasia is, see a video of what it sounds like, and find out how to help a person with the frustrating condition of expressive aphasia.

By |June 14th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia, Stroke|1 Comment

What is Global Aphasia?

Global aphasia is the most severe and devastating type of aphasia after stroke. Learn what it is and how you can better communicate with a person who has global aphasia.

By |June 21st, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia, Stroke|0 Comments

Creating Conversations in the Comforts of Home

Sit down for a chat with Aphasia House founder Janet Whiteside to learn about this innovative speech therapy clinic at UCF. The home-like setting encourages natural conversations and friendships in an intensive therapy program.

By |June 7th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia|Comments Off on Creating Conversations in the Comforts of Home

A Day in the Life of an SNF SLP

Follow along with Rinki on a day in her life as a speech-language pathologist working in a skilled nursing facility. See how she helps to improve the quality of life of seniors in communication, cognition, and swallowing.

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Healing the Broken Brain: An Essential New Guide to Stroke Recovery

Leading experts in neurological rehabilitation answer your questions about stroke recovery in this new easy-to-read book. Essential reading for stroke survivors, families, friends, and healthcare professionals to know how best to help heal the broken brain.

By |May 3rd, 2017|News & Reviews, Stroke|Comments Off on Healing the Broken Brain: An Essential New Guide to Stroke Recovery

What is an ICAP? Intensive Aphasia Therapy Explained

There's a lot of talk about intensive therapy programs for stroke recovery. Learn what all the buzz is about, what to expect, and where you can go to participate in an ICAP if you or a loved one has aphasia. Guest writer Wendy Duke answers your questions.

By |April 26th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia|1 Comment

How Therapy Pets Can Help Stroke Survivors with Aphasia

Furry friends keep us company, but they can also be therapeutic. Find out how animals, especially dogs, can help stroke survivors with aphasia to improve language, mood, and overall well-being.

By |April 12th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia, Stroke|Comments Off on How Therapy Pets Can Help Stroke Survivors with Aphasia
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3 Ways to Integrate Apps into Aphasia Therapy

Aphasia therapists can integrate technology and apps into aphasia therapy more easily when they use this simple, 3-part framework. See how you can help your clients with aphasia better engage in life and recovery using the same technology you've come to rely on in your everyday life.

Building Confidence in Communication: Using Apps in Aphasia Group Therapy

Speech therapy helps people with aphasia improve in the clinic, but what happens when they step out into the real world? Group therapy can bridge the gap between individual sessions and everyday communication, building confidence along the way. Find out more about the benefits of aphasia group therapy and how apps can be used within this effective and fun therapy model.

By |March 8th, 2017|Aphasia and Apraxia|Comments Off on Building Confidence in Communication: Using Apps in Aphasia Group Therapy